senate Bill S3956

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the "cold war veterans medal" for members of the armed forces or organized militia serving during such war

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Jan 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2011 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 16, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 15, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 14, 2011 1st report cal.210
Mar 10, 2011 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jan 18, 2012 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3956
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 18, 2012

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Mar 14, 2011 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S3956
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Absent
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Excused
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2011

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S3956 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Military Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง247, Mil L

S3956 - Summary

Establishes the "cold war veterans medal" for members of the armed forces or organized militia serving at any time during the period April 16, 1947 through December 21, 1991.

S3956 - Sponsor Memo

S3956 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3956

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to providing for the "cold
  war veterans medal" to be granted to certain veterans

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Subdivisions 1-a and 4 of section 247 of the military law,
subdivision 1-a as added and subdivision 4 as amended by chapter 184  of
the laws of 1998, are amended and a new subdivision 1-b is added to read
as follows:
  1-a.  The  governor is hereby authorized to present in the name of the
legislature of the state of New York, a military decoration, to be known
as the "conspicuous  service  star",  bearing  a  suitable  inscription,
device,  and  ribbon,  all  of which shall be of suitable design, to any
person (i) who is a citizen of the state of New York or (ii) who  was  a
citizen  of  the  state of New York while serving in the armed forces of
the United States, and who, while serving in  the  United  States  Armed
Forces,  defined as army, air force, navy, marine corps, or coast guard,
has, or shall have received a United States unit level decoration denot-
ing combat participation and foreign unit awards, issued from a company,
regimental, brigade, or division commander, or equivalent naval unit, or
issued by the President of the United States, the Congress of the United
States, the United States Defense Department  or  the  joint  chiefs  of
staff,  such  as,  but not limited to, a presidential unit citation or a
joint meritorious unit award. Not more than one conspicuous service star
shall be issued to any one person; nor shall any citation be awarded  or
presented, under the provisions of this subdivision, to any person whose
entire  service subsequent to the time of the receipt of such star shall
not have been honorable. For each succeeding star  as  provided  herein,
such  person shall be entitled to wear, as the [chief of staff] ADJUTANT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09873-01-1

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